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Research: Sawmill Database

Alpha-Numeric Key: SJ-28
Corporate Name: G. M. Hopper et al
Local Name:
Owner Name: G. M. Hopper, B. H. Hopper, M. A. Hopper, A. G. Hopper, H. A. Hopper. Henry Beverly.
Location: Unknown
County: San Jacinto
Years in Operation: 1 year
Start Year: 1939
End Year: 1939
Decades: 1930-1939
Period of Operation: 1939
Town: Unknown
Company Town: 2
Peak Town Size: Unknown
Mill Pond:
Type of Mill: Lumber
Sawmill Pine Sawmill Hardwood Sawmill Cypress Sawmill
Planer Planer Only Shingle Paper
Plywood Cotton Grist Unknown
Other
Power Source: Probably gasoline or diesel
Horse Mule Oxen Water
Water Overshot Water Turbine Diesel Unknown
Pit Steam Steam Circular Steam Band
Gas Electricity Other
Maximum Capacity: 
Capacity Comments: Unknown
Produced:
Rough Lumber Planed Lumber Crossties Timbers
Lathe Ceiling Unknown Beading
Flooring Paper Plywood Particle Board
Treated Other
Equipment: Portable circular sawmill
Company Tram:
Associated Railroads: Unknown
Historicial Development: Henry Beverly sold a portable sawmill to the Hopper clan in San Jacinto County probably in 1939. The Hoppers mortgaged their machinery in June, 1939, with Beverly holding a first lien, to the First National Bank of Cleveland. The equipment included the sawmill, a Fordson tractor, the carriage, a saw husk, a chain and belting, and a circular sawmill.
Research Date: MCJ 02-23-96
Prepared By: M. Johnson